The Un-Common Raven: one Smart Bird, this non-fiction title for older children, 6th grade and up, and adult bird lovers, describes the home territories of ravens, their physical characteristics, behavior and habits in obtaining food, shelter, and mates. Raven sociability and problem solving skills are also discussed. Relevant research is included by well-known raven researchers John Marzluff and Bernd Heinrich. Illustrated with over 32 color photographs by Loren Haury, two charts and a map. Includes a bibliography, glossary, and index.